Because of Zilean's K/D/A and utility, he has a fairly average overall win rate. He does very well in the mid game, with a winrate of 51.1% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does terribly in the early game, where Zilean's win rate is 50.3%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is only 0.8%. This small difference indicates that his power is flat during a whole game.
In the current meta, Zilean is somewhat popular. He has been played in 3.8% of recently ranked rounds. He is rarely banned during champ select. Obviously, very few players see him as a major threat. In the latest ranked games, Zilean was banned 1.7% of the time.
Zilean is most commonly played in the support position. This happens in 77,2% of his games. Yet, support Zilean has the highest win rate (52,2%) of all positions but is less popular of a position (played 20,5% of the time). At this time, Zilean's meta game is centered around dealing damage. In particular, his gameplay should mostly be centered around magical damage. Moreover, he is an ok tank champion. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Zilean’s build.
If you are not used to his skills and gameplay, you may find it difficult picking him up for the first time. Many competitors consider him to not be a difficult champ to get good at. Zilean mostly does magic damage (85% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be considered a hybrid damage dealer..
Zilean deals only a little damage in a regular ranked match (9 986 damage). You shouldn't focus on developing him as a damage dealing champion to defeat your opponents. Instead, players should focus on assisting your allies to come out on top.
If you are looking for a dominating damage dealer, then you should definitely not consider this champion. He has one of the lowest kill totals on the Rift among other champs. Moreover, he has a somewhat typical death rate with an average of 5.2 deaths per League game. Moreover, Zilean's KDA is usually very high with an average KDA ratio of 3.0 as well as 13.3 assists per game.
The best Zilean players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Zilean is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Zilean is best in the mid game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Zilean against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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